APPNs help mentally ill HIV patients comply with drug regimens

11/12/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

Nancy P. Hanrahan, an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, says her study found interventions by advanced practice psychiatric nurses can help improve outcomes for mentally ill patients with HIV/AIDS by increasing their compliance with medication regimens. She says widespread use of an APPN intervention could improve the early diagnosis and treatment of health problems and prevent serious consequences.

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